|05MANAMA951||2005-07-06 14:24:00||UNCLASSIFIED||Embassy Manama|
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UNCLAS MANAMA 000951
1. (U) Pol/Econ chief July 6 delivered reftel demarche
concerning attendance at Sudan's national unity government
installation to MFA Assistant Under Secretary for
Coordination and Follow Up Shaikh Abdul Aziz bin Mubarak Al
Khalifa. Shaikh Abdul Aziz affirmed that a representative of
the Bahraini government would attend the inauguration July 9
in Khartoum. He said either an MFA representative from
Manama or the Bahraini Ambassador in Cairo would attend.
2. (U) In a related development, Shaikh Abdul Aziz said that
the Forum for the Future (FfF) Steering Committee had debated
at its May 10 meeting whether to invite the Sudanese
government to the FfF conference, to be held November 11-12,
2005 in Manama. Given the positive developments, he said
that the co-hosts, Bahrain and the UK, intended to invite the
Sudanese government to the Forum.